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NAYLOR'S BLUE LEYLAND CYPRESS
Cupressocyparis × leylandii 'Naylor's Blue'
Photo Locations: The National Arboretum - Washington, DC
Susceptible to coryneum canker in warm summer climates.
Callitropsis × leylandii 'Naylor's Blue'
× Cupressocyparis leylandii 'Naylor's Blue'
Has Evergreen foliage.
Height: 40 - 50 feet.
Width: 15 - 25 feet.
Growth Rate: 36 or More Inches per Year.
Longevity 40 to 60 years.
Leaves Scalelike, Bluish Green or Silver or Gray Green, No Change, Evergreen.
Flowers in Summer. Has separate male and female reproductive parts on the same tree (monoecious).
Brown Cone, Small (0.25 - 0.50 inches), fruiting in Fall or Winter.
Bark Dark Gray, Exfoliating or Striated.
Shading Capacity Rated as Dense in Leaf.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 3 - 24.
USDA Hardiness Zones 6 - 9.
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Moist to Dry Soil.
Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.
Highly Acidic to Slightly Alkaline Soil pH.
Salinity Tolerance is Coastal Good.
Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Branch Strength Rated as Medium.
Root Damage Potential Rated as Moderate.
None Known Health Hazard.
Special Uses & Values
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Cupressocyparis × leylandii 'Naylor's Blue' Tree Record." 1995-2020. Oct 27, 2020.
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